Monday, February 24, 2020

Florida News: FRENCH OPEN

Federer to miss French Open, other events after knee surgery

NEW YORK - AP - Roger Federer will miss the French Open and no fewer than three other tournaments while he is...

Memorial Day Weekend Has Something For Every Sports Fan

Busy weekend, baseball gets lost.   There is a little bit of everything for every sports fan on Memorial Day, NBA playoffs, NHL playoffs, soccer, golf,...

Serena Williams Loses in First Round at Miami Open

Naomi Osaka pulls off the upset KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — The match ended with Serena Williams grinning at the net. She saved her worst...

New Tennis Tournament Proposed Starting In 2018

The backers of a new tennis competition hope players such as Serena Williams will play in the World Cup.   While John McEnroe was talking about...

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open PARIS (AP) — His clay-court prowess as unassailable as ever, Rafael Nadal won his record 10th French Open title by dominating 2015 champion Stan...

Bradenton based Whitney Osuigwe, wins the French Open title

wo Americans celebrating a title in Paris is not such a common sight. That scene will take place on Saturday night when Whitney Osuigwe, who became only the fifth U.S. player to win the girls' title at the French Open on Saturday, takes her losing opponent out for dinner. The 15-year-old from Florida defeated Claire Liu 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in the second ever all-American final at Roland Garros.

Women’s French Open Final: Ostapenko vs. Halep

If things had gone a little differently, Jelena Ostapenko might be taking part in a ballroom dancing competition somewhere back home in Latvia on Saturday, instead of playing against Simona Halep in the French Open final. That's because from about the age of 5, Ostapenko juggled her two hobbies, dancing and tennis, until picking one at 12. Given her weekend plans, it seems as if she might have made the right choice.
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